During the Closing Session on 24 August, IFLA President Donna Scheeder and IFLA Professional Committee Chair Maria Carme Torras i Calvo conferred the following honours and awards:

IFLA Scroll of Appreciation

In grateful recognition to the: National Committee
IFLA World Library and Information Congress 83rd IFLA General Conference and Assembly

Tomasz Makowski and Elżbieta Stefańczyk, Co-Chairs of the IFLA Wrocław National Committee accepted the award

Nancy Bolt

For her exemplary service to IFLA and international librarianship particularly in the development of government libraries and through her commitment to library services for people with special needs

Elena Escolano Rodríguez

For her distinguished service to IFLA particularly in the development, review and internationalisation of IFLA Standards for cataloguing and bibliographic control

Terry Weech

For his distinguished contribution to IFLA and the library profession especially in the internationalisation of library and information science education

IFLA Medal

Martyn Wade
For distinguished service to IFLA and international librarianship, championing freedom of access to information and core professional values

IFLA Professional Unit Communication Award

Awarded this year to:

Best IFLA Poster 2017

Awarded this year to:

  • Sabariah Sayuti
  • Mastura Hj Muhamad
  • Norjasmin Jumha

for Poster #185

The Buggy Ride @PPAS

Full details on IFLA’s Honours and Premier Awards and IFLA Professional Awards are available on the IFLA website.